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A global competition called ‘Global Student Entrepreneur Awards’ is being hold by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization for bringing the ideas of undergraduate students to the global stage.
About thousands of competitors from all over the world will be able to participate in an international competition. Such competition is also providing an opportunity to the Pakistani students to compete by participating in the local version of competition.
Global Student Entrepreneur Awards is the global competition of students in which student entrepreneurs who run a business actively will be provided the opportunity to participate in the competition. The competition is organized by Entrepreneurs’ Organization, which is a non-profit organization with about more than 12,000 members from 50 countries around the globe.
The main aim of this competition is to promote business-mindset in students, while providing them opportunity to promote their business through different resources and connections. The competition is schedules to take place in April 2018, in Toronto, Canada.
So the students of Pakistan can participate in Entrepreneur’s Organization Karachi chapter as they have decided to start GSEA “Global Student Entrepreneur Awards” local competition that will pave the way towards global finals next year.
You can easily apply in such competition by filling the form on their website, if you are a student with your own business. But remember the deadline for submission is November 30th, 2017.
After the submission date, the ideas will be shortlisted with a local competition that is going to be held in Karachi in January 2018. Through the multiple competitors top 3 three will be awarded with prizes.
In next stage a national level competition will be held in Lahore or Karachi in month of February 2018.
(All travel & lodging expenses will be borne by EO)
After this event the winner will go to Toronto, Canada to compete against the individuals from 60 countries around the world in April 2018.
The winner will get a huge amount of cash prize $20,000 as well as he/she will be able to share his ideas of business with the successful entrepreneurs.
The eligibility needed for the student is that must enrolled currently in a college/university as a graduate or undergraduate* at the time of application.
The participating candidate must be the shareholder or the owner of your company and also operating it through his/her own principals. Each company can be represented by only one owner/co-founder.
The business must be operating for at least six consecutive months prior to the application.
Business must have generated US $500 or have received US $1000 in investments at time of application.
The participant should not be the top six finalist from any previous year’s GSEA finals competition.
For participation the age cap is 3 years of age.
“Graduate students are eligible to apply only if they have continually enrolled in a university following their undergraduate degree and not left school to work on their business or to seek other employment. Exceptions can be made for students who have taken up to 12 months’ break before beginning their postgraduate education”.